I wrote this letter as a response to the Governor of my home state of Maryland–Larry Hogan–who requested that federal authorities cease any additional settlements of refugees from Syria in Maryland. 1,799 more words
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A while back a friend of mine mentioned me in a link on Facebook which named 35 feminist icons that have changed the game and its only today that I have had a chance to actually read it.There are some amazing women on the list such as Hillary Clinton,Pussy riot, Beyonce Knowles and Lena Dunham, all of which I was already familiar with in terms of there support towards feminism. 180 more words
Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition was proud to join 38 other Maryland civil rights and other groups, including the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Maryland and the Council on American-Islamic Relations – Maryland (CAIR), in a letter urging Governor Larry Hogan to reconsider his request that the federal government not send Syrian refugees to Maryland. 341 more words
My name is Thomas Nephew, I’m a member of the Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition.
I’m here to applaud all of you, especially our new mayor Kate Stewart, for your willingness to consider a resolution that would express support for Syrian refugees. 431 more words